Rio Lucio, New Mexico

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Population in 2010: 389. Population change since 2000: +2.6%
Males: 216  (55.6%)
Females: 173  (44.4%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
New Mexico median age:  36.9 years

Zip codes: 87553.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,554 (it was $24,107 in 2000)
Rio Lucio:

$44,554
NM:

$43,872

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,508 (it was $11,827 in 2000)

Rio Lucio CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,520 (it was $83,900 in 2000)
Rio Lucio:

$95,520
NM:

$159,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $153,243; Detached houses: $193,343; Mobile homes: $60,341
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  • Races in Rio Lucio, NM (2010)

    Rio Lucio races chart
    • 36894.6%Hispanic
    • 143.6%White alone
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 30.8%American Indian alone

Races in Rio Lucio detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rio Lucio: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (1.7%), Arab (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7267 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 364 people per square mile   (very low).

Rio Lucio, New Mexico map

For population 25 years and over in Rio Lucio:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rio Lucio CDP:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $740 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $567 (0.6%)

Rio Lucio satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (38.8 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (90.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (405.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Picuris Pueblo, NM (0.9 miles) , Picuris, NM (1.0 miles ), Penasco, NM (1.5 miles ), Chamisal, NM (1.5 miles ), Vadito, NM (1.7 miles ), Dixon, NM (2.7 miles ), Truchas, NM (3.4 miles ), Talpa, NM (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.19 N, Longitude: 105.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 505

Rio Lucio household income distribution Rio Lucio home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Rio Lucio: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rio Lucio, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Rio Lucio-area historical earthquake activity is near New Mexico state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from Rio Lucio center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from Rio Lucio center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taos County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rio Lucio topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rio Lucio:

  • TAOS DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; TAOS, NM)
  • TAOS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TAOS, NM)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL A DIV OF TAOS HEALTH SYSTEMS Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; TAOS, NM)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio Lucio:

  • Santa Fe Community College (about 45 miles; Santa Fe, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,047)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 50 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,931)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 85 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • Adams State University (about 90 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 92 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 93 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 19,398)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 141 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

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Taos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 20.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
(7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for other race residents, 46.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.5%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.8%
Whole state:  8.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
New Mexico average:

13.6

Rio Lucio travel time to work - commute Rio Lucio mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rio Lucio CDP (based on Taos County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,98633
Evangelical Protestant2,04027
Other1,85216
Mainline Protestant7067
None10,353-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Taos County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Taos County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Taos County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

17.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Taos County:

15.7%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rio Lucio:

48.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Rio Lucio:

29.4
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rio Lucio:

13.8%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.5%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
Here:

52.6%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rio Lucio:

80.8%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rio Lucio, NM Residents

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
New Mexico average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.67% ($22,550 average AGI)
from Santa Fe County, NM  0.44% ($42,404)
from Rio Arriba County, NM  0.27% ($21,094)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
New Mexico average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.98% ($21,863 average AGI)
to Santa Fe County, NM  0.46% ($32,655)
to Rio Arriba County, NM  0.25% ($25,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rio Lucio:

  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDCE (950 AM; 4 kW; ESPANOLA, NM; Owner: RICHARD L. GARCIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWV (810 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: LA VOZ BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)
  • KTRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKIM (1000 AM; 10 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: AGM-NEVADA, LLC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rio Lucio:

  • KTAO (101.9 FM; TAOS, NM; Owner: TAOS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBOM (94.7 FM; SANTA FE, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • KQBA (107.5 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: HUTTON MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KKIT (99.1 FM; ANGEL FIRE, NM; Owner: DMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216CT (91.1 FM; EAGLE NEST, NM; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KSFQ (101.1 FM; WHITE ROCK, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZNM (106.7 FM; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Owner: AGM NEVADA, LLC)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTZO (103.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYT (88.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KRST (92.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNM (89.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO)
  • KANW (89.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM)
  • KKOB-FM (93.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZU (96.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGA (99.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZRR (94.1 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQI (107.9 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPEK (100.3 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLQ (91.5 FM; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Rio Lucio:

  • K11IZ (Channel 11; PENASCO, NM; Owner: PENASCO SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE)
  • W11AH (Channel 11; TRYON & COLUMBUS, NC; Owner: PULITZER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K44CZ (Channel 44; PENASCO, NM; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO)
  • K36EY (Channel 36; GALLINA, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K06FT (Channel 6; PENASCO, NM; Owner: PENASCO SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $2,654,000Total costs
  • 557Total average daily traffic
  • 63Total average daily truck traffic
  • 644Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Rio Lucio compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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